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after, that's when people form and that's when they help out. >> this is the home work. you don't have to write it down it's in the manual. simple things for your home. hazardous conditions in our house. there is a course evaluation in the back of the book. i'm rob [laughter]. >> okay. let's get into the program today is utility control and fire hazard material. we will teaching how to turn your utility's off and what hazardous materials to look for. >> the first thing is natural gas. what do you know about natural gas? flammable. it goes, boom. it's important to shut this off. we use it for cooking, eating and hot water. there were 40,000 people that called pg and e about their gas. that means they call turned off their gas? did they need to do that? when do you have to? when there is a problem. how long did you think it takes pg and e to get out and turn it back on? 45,000 people. days weeks, may be a month. who has seen this in the streets. a lot of muck is in there is it's full of dirt and weeds you turn it to the right to tighten it and left to loosen it. your home work you have
pipes broken and you can have a gas leak. if you smell gas, leave the /tkaors open, don't operate electric switches that will cause a spark. don't use your cell phone. use the cell phone outside or a neighbor's phone to call 911. get everyone out of the building, close the gas valve and forget it. don't open it up again. there is probably a leak and you will have troubles wait for pg and e to test it. what's the most important thing in an emergency? everyday, water. somewhere in front of the house you will see these. san francisco water department. how do you get in here? easy. a long screwdriver or pry bar. pull it this way and the whole thing will lift out. even if it's crusty you can get it out. that's what it looks like. that's brass covered water meter. there it is. how would you tell if water was leaking if the building without going in there? that thing woulding pegged. this guy would be spinning. here's how you shut it on and off. like the gas thing, the valve thing with the square head. there are a couple of ears. you lineup the 2 ears. there is a hole to put a padlock.
out open the deck it was pretty observe we don't go out on that does the children are having fun and the roommates never bothered them and with this larger deck i proposed that i would be more than willing to put a facade up like bamboo or something green something egging could friendly but we'd rather not decrease the size of the deck limited within 12 feet is legal. but i understand the issue that she has i would say we're not - we are just a bunch of good goose we're not wanting to threaten any the children or the businesses. i would like to know respectfully request from the board you allow the completion of that deck we've been working hard. august 29th was stressful within the safety hazards and i'll stop do you know what the grade difference it's on the hill from ms. lewis house roughly >> it would be about 2 feet the grade differences. what do you think you guys >> about 2 feet. >> i have a question too. your sort of community oriented and obviously wanted to maintain don't relations with your neighbor you talked about bamboo. i lived up next to my neighborhood it is n
waste other than endanger. i don't want envy daughter to be exposed to that or i taped mayor ed lee's speech at the recent off ramp the library and i was so expressed we want to make the bayview a better place. if that's a homeless warehouse the way to go about it making this neighborhood a better neighborhood i don't think so. i would like you to remove the address and location from this grant proposal and table this decision until the community has the chance to have more input. we don't need more homeless beds in the bayview >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> hi, i'm samantha i'm nervous i've never done this before. i used to be homeless for about a year and the only reason i was able to not become homeless was because of the program affordable housing. and i don't see that here. i think that there. >> need for more homeless shelters it's not in the bayview but it needs to be open for discussion as to whereabouts in the city and there's got to be more programs on the homeless for them. so that's all i have to is. thank you >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> supervisor
neighborhood just like the 52-odd other areas. i don't think we need to accommodate them with a parking area, i don't think we need to lose neighborhood parking. these guys don't belong here, they are too big, they are dangerous. the reason they are being blocked in all parts of the city is because they don't block, they are too big. they are bad neighbors, they don't belong, we don't need to make accommodations for them, i'd say option 3, ban the busses, no accommodations (applause) thank you. >> next speaker, please. >> christine that odonnel, owen odonnell >> my name is owen odonnell and i'm going to speak for my wife, christine that. i've lived in al low square for 40 years. i really glae with virtually everything you've heard from the neighbors. one sunday morning about 10:00 my wife stood on the front porch and counted the busses. there were 11 in 10 minutes. factor that into trying to live in a residential neighborhood on a sunday morning. if you approve option 2 i suggest that you cancel the 21 hayes bus line. it won't work any longer. and your on-time performance will plummet becaus
defend this abject failure? it's the bigotry of low standards. you just don't expect competition from a black leader. by smearing helpful critics, you weren't hiding under a hood but you didn't have to. you had the false armor of political correctness as cover. as everyone is finally admitting, our emperor in the white house has no clothes. even obama admits obama care's a disaster. i guess he's racist too. hopefully this whole thing is ending, a.t., because everybody was scared. >> yes, so no one focused on what was in the bill. they were too busy on who is criticizing him and is there raci racism? >> i should be encouraging it. although if you look at his -- for people who work for him, i don't want him to be nude. bob, is it a problem that if all criticism is deemed racist, that no one will criticize? >> i don't agree with the premise. i know we're going to pick out some -- we've got some sound on tape here about some liberals who have made comments about people being racist. the lion's share, massive majority of people on the left do not believe that people are racist because they
'm off the streets. i was mugged across the street i don't have an id. that wasn't in the jen's street or the bayview. i had my wallet taken i was sitting in the park but i want to say to you all. don't make the mistake because you're going to answer to god for this because mother brown's place all ear people and her personnel p there is honorable and nice people. they don't care what color you are they don't care about your background. i'm asking to make the right decision and god will bless i >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> good afternoon. i'm steven henry. i was borden and raised in san francisco in the bayview district. i'm in support of the beds for a house do you say that? a numerous amount of reasons. one they support people and give them resources and help. two it's a nice location the lady was talking about all the crime did nobody mention it's right down the street from the police department. they have a clinic when was right up the street a couple of other treatment centers and a like the man said it's to save them money. 3 the man says he has a business around t
be able to live in the community. >> it's a very good point and i don't think we would not entertain that as a possibility , no resident exiting laguna has requested to leave the county the majority are the reverse they would much prefer to stay. >> all right. we'll move onto public comment on this item. mr. shaw? >> thank you as you may know i used to work at laguna honda hospital secretary for a decade and when the justice department proposed this program i opposed it and i attended many long-term care counsel meetings excessing my frustrations with it they were ordered to cut 420 beds from laguna honda and now we're hearing that there's only 98 placements what happened to the patients and they can't get skilled nursing care anywhere between eureka and bakersfield because there's no skilled nursing for long-term care. when i was the secret secret ary at laguna honda wrote a proposal when we wrote that proposal, short-term rehab was defined as ninety days. why was it cut to 30? could that explain why my friend was stuck in that for months? needing too much rehab because his reha
, but we don't know what happens tomorrow. and this system, i don't know of any other system where people who are not employees are monitored to this degree in any other system in the world. and it's frightening, actually. that's all i have to say. >> thank you, sir. >> jim santos, steven humphries. >> good afternoon, mr. santos. >> thanks, good afternoon, my name is jim santos and i work for a company called taxi magic. we provide the nation's largest e-hailing system for booking a taxi via smart phone. i just wanted to touch on the e-hailing factor here. what i wanted to speak mostly about is the cost factor and the complexity of doing what the proposal has. i think that the cost is grossly underestimated in terms of the effort needed to build such a system. i wanted to touch on a few facts. no city has ever created a system remotely similar to this mainly because the private market is already offering data for free and e-hailing systems from companies like ours for free. the vendor you have chosen has never built a system like the one you have in this proposal so they have zero experie
don't need more homeless beds in the bayview >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> hi, i'm samantha i'm nervous i've never done this before. i used to be homeless for about a year and the only reason i was able to not become homeless was because of the program affordable housing. and i don't see that here. i think that there. >> need for more homeless shelters it's not in the bayview but it needs to be open for discussion as to whereabouts in the city and there's got to be more programs on the homeless for them. so that's all i have to is. thank you >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> supervisors good afternoon. i'm robert i'm a bayview resident. i'm here to express my opposition to the homeless shelter. i was going to talk about the 17 month lapse the deplete and the deception. i'm going to talk about the dangers of the building. within the requirements of safety regulations raw materials used for manufacturing and destruction maybe stored on site and may include chemical and explosive or flammable materials that's unquote. now to remind everybody in 1996 a factory lifted a wh
couple of folks outside smoking but we don't allow folks whether their sheltered or non-sheltered resident to loiter and congrats outside there's gary and polk street >> both of those two shelters have 3 hundred or 4 hundred people. >> i think there are 480 and a 380. >> so the star community home that's run by catholic community is smaller but it helps people to hopefully get back on their feet in an area that's normal listing for mothers and children but it's not good to chairs people far away. you try the best you can too make sure that the businesses and neighbors around is it are not obeying being negatively impacted >> that's true. >> okay. colleagues any questions. >> any other presentation? i have one but we can if there's niagara nothing to add move to public comment. >> i have a number of speaker cards i'll call them 5 at that time. everyone will have 2 minutes to speak (calling names) >> thank you supervisors. for having this hearing. public comment and some of the things that supervisor cowen said. number one i was the one that went to trent because o
but it kills germs. >> what kind of food do you want to keep? open the fridge don't open it too much. eat all perishable food first. you want to save emergency supplies. what emergency supply food do you want to /kaoepl. keep? energy bars. dry food. canned vegetables. can corn, can peas, you can drain that and drink the water and eat the vegetables. buy can food that you eat normally. and a can opener. first aid kit, have 3. have you a small one in the car, have a nice sized one for home and make sure you have one at work. make sure if you are a diabetic or have a heart condition, something that you normal take have a little supply. have a storage area for this. consider this. if you have a supply kit, make sure you have one that's mobile. mobile meaning, if you have to evacuate a square mile for disaster or terrorist or anything, have it in there with you in case you are on your own for a bit. you might not be in your home. you might be somewhere else. there's a tsunami coming in. if you have kids at home what do you keep for them? make sure you keep them entertained and have food they like.
and it was coned off and the traffic and to delineate where the vehicles need to go. and so i don't necessarily see the specific issues to that, there are allegations of posterity from the contractor, of unsafe practices from cal osha that the department was not made aware of. those are handled for the specifically stated by the cal osha and there is a finding from all indications and as it relates to the contractor being hostile, and that is something that really is between the contractor and who hires them, along with the neighbors. that have the issues and there is nothing that the department can do from that perspective, to dictate that aspect of the issues that is being raised. but we can, again, say that it is that, the permit that the department did issue was to occupy, that portion of the right-of-way and usually the parking lane and in some cases the sidewalk, to provide, for the construction operation to the arborwell in this case, at two specific locations and we believe that the department really did nothing wrong in providing these permit and there has been no complai
items on future agenda. >> any public comment on this item? >> sorry. i don't understand. still working on this. >> commissioner fraser. wiener and mar. >> my suspicion is that it will take a while and whose bill it will make it out. to be clear, it's nothing but unclear now. i will keep everyone updated for sure. >> all right. item no. 13. >> the clerk: item 13, discussion item, opportunity for the public to comment on any matters within the boards jurisdiction. >> commissioners, just one quit note while i'm not hard of hearing is that you don't speak directly into the microphone and especially commissioner fraser, we can rarely hear almost all of what you say and it gets lost and you swallow the end of your sentences. after many years. too many years of speech and forensics. commissioner, it's great because we hear everything that you say. i would ask you all to please speak directly into the microphone. we have members who regularly wear hearing aids and we have difficulty understanding what goes on and the commission secretary is right on with her comments. everything she says can b
is really just three to 6 is when they are setting up. and then, i don't know if anyone has any feelings about after midnight or... >> so 6:00 to 1:00 are the hours. >> yeah. and i think that they said 6:00 to 11 are the hours and, then they want to continue playing some music 11 to 1. >> and which is essentially 6 to 1. >> yeah. >> true. >> and i am thinking that as the people go through and to the crowd starts to disperse, i think that what they are trying to do is giving those people who have been waiting in line for hours, you know, something to sort of, and i think that like if this is in a more residential area, i would be a little more concerned, but it is right there on market street. and as long as... and there will be there, people there controlling the sound. i feel like they have done a lot of connecting to people, so that if there is a issue, with the sound then they will be responsive to it. and so, i think that it should be okay. but i would understand if people wanted to restrict the time also. >> i threw it out there, we don't have to keep going with it. >> i think that
, this sort of cottage food operation. and obviously it's not a full blown business. i don't know, the dollar threshold you're allowed to make each year i believe they start at 35,000 and escalate to 50. so, we're not looking -- it's not the kind of operation -- it's not a full-on sort of -- an operation that's going to have a big impact in a neighborhood, for example, and that's really important because the whole reason that we restrict home base businesses in certain ways is to preserve the residential character of our residential neighborhoods. >> right. was there any negative -- >> i believe this will be discussed particularly at the planning commission, but i believe that there was one neighborhood organization that weighed in with planning raising concerns about that exact point. that's why we wanted to narrowly tailor this to neighborhood before we broaden it to staff. >> commissioner white. >> i guess i'm curious on the process here. so, in order to be allowed to conduct such a business, you have to get a registration from -- >> tax and treasurer's office. >> tax and treasurer's offic
saying a lot of these people don't even think i was born here and he wasn't even sure what he meant by here. that's the theology of it, chris. there's a theological belief at the heart of this that obama -- the president is somehow not only not legitimate, not american but not even from here. that's an element of theology with these people. that's where everything starts. goes back to birtherism and back to their rejection, sort of like tissue rejection of him from the body politic, they have never, ever accepted his jittery. >> i think that's cosmic thing is totally true you said. just down to the narrow conversation i was having with that u.s. congressman. i said if you're for ted cruz, we know he was born to an american mother born in canada. i believe he's an american. i'm a pretty liberal guy about this. most are. the most crazy case was donald trump saying he was born in kenya. therefore if you accept cruz as a legitimate president you should accept obama as president. that was a narrow question to put to this character and he wouldn't answer it, even in the narrow bounds i se
receive any complaints? >> i don't remember. i mean there is a suggestion here that the complaint was made to the department. i do not have the records in front of me and so i cannot speak to it. >> okay. >> question, would you have any reason when issuing a permit of this nature that the applicant in terms of a safety record or anything of that nature, or are you just looking at the plan that they are submitting and making sure that if you will up to code? >> and in this case, what the department does is based upon the information provided to us, we view the application and based on that information, only and there is no way that we will be able to identify whether there has been a safety issue previously with the applicant. >> i have a question, mr. hwang. >> what determines whether a permit is required for the tree trimming and require a permit? at this point? >> i do believe, that there is an upcoming appeal for the tree removals of such of the area, however, i am and i know that tree trimming on the whole does not require a permit. and >> sorry to interrupt. is there a certain thresho
standards, i don't know if those apply or not and i don't know what they are. so i guess what i am not understanding... >> they were required to have a flagger, it is checked as a requirement for the permit. >> right. >> but there are a lot of allegations in addition to that, whether the wood chipper was used properly, whether the traffic control was satisfacotry i don't have a basis to judge without the standards. >> i am not sure that they are going to be able to give us much because it seems to me that it is specific to each case and what will be relevant would be the requirements that were put on the permit and whether or not they met those requirements for that permit. >> but, if there are standards outside of the permit, and i understand that there are standards within the permit itself. and i see those. but if there are other laws that governor say health and safety around tree trimming and tree removal then we need to know what those are so that we can protect the public safety. >> that is what i was missing. >> who would be able to provide that? dpw streets and mapping can
people in painting, buy the best material you can because you don't want to keep redog it. is this the same concept. >> it is the prep work is important if you go over a bad part tell effect the roof. >> going over a bad surface. the implication is most buildings in san francisco are existing buildings. we don't have that many new buildings that you can put a brand-new work o. most of the work we see and you guys do are reroofs. which is trying to going out what the problem is and how to fix it? is that what you do? >> yes. i was thinking the subsurface. when we see oftentimes someone put a beautiful tile roof on that can last 50 or 70 years the waterproofing under is not up to snuff it the last 15 years you have a 75 year old roof that will last for 15 because the underlayment is not up to the quality of roof itself. that's an example we are seeing here. >> what is the primary cause of failure? failure means that the roof leaks? we can agree the roof doesn't work it leaks. >> it's supposed to rain tomorrow. >> the most important thing is application. >> the failure
the police go up and they believe it. you don't get a lot of interest from city hall on that. you get the business community and convince them the importance of dealing with graffiti and make that important to city hall, you'll be amazed. that was one of my most successful times, when the business community was appreciate you you aring city hall. that's our tax base. at a time when tax bases are diminishing income to citizens is diminishing, when you can show them how different it can be, that suddenly makes good business sense to them and they'll dedicate the resources to you. so, that's what's worked for me. (applause) >> anybody else up there? everybody okay with that answer? i think we're pretty grateful here in san francisco that we have a mayor that was actually the director of the department of public works. so, we know he's totally on top of it and involved. do you have another question? >> this isn't geared towards any particular speaker, but it is geared towards abatement. we have an annual volunteer event where graffiti is removed city-wide. in an effort to encourage youth
marshall's show that i don't hate these perpetrators, i forgive them. i forgive them because i can't die hating them, but i do want justice and i do want them in jail. i do want them to go to jail. i do want to go and say why did you kill my son. i at least deserve that. i at least deserve an apology from them, whatever they say to me. i want to tell them too, let me show you the love i want you to give to my son, that's what you took from me. yet these perpetrators are still walking the street and i feel sorry for their parents. i wouldn't want them to go through what i'm going through everyday. believe me, i don't want to stand here, i don't want to be here ever. i don't want to be doing this. we have a lot of mothers and fathers out there that are going through this and that i listen to everyday. we stand together and if it wasn't for those other mothers and fathers, i don't know what where i'd be. i still carry my son's picture here that i have to look at everyday. this is what keeps me strong. it keeps me fighting. i have to do this because if i don't i'd seem like i'm forgetting a
don't believe that there is a permit from the planning department -- [multiple voices] >> public health has a -- and i believe this might be how it works in general with d-b-i when the get to building permits and whatnot, too. the permit issuing department in this case will be public health and in the case of building permits it's d-b-i, department of building inspection. but they do a referral to the planning department for planning code related issues. and the planning department staff will take a look at it and say, the drawing that you have, you know, shows the kitchen and the window you're going to sell it out of or what have you, and that matches the planning code. so, my understanding is that the planning department -- i can double-check this, but they're not issuing a permit, but they're referred by the permit issue lending department. >> again, if there was a permit, if there was a planning permit of some sort, the fee would be higher. >> the cfo permit comes from the health -- [multiple voices] >> the cottage food operation -- >> it's permitted through the department of
's journey into tonight. we had mandarin and cantonese speakers who were here. i don't think they will be coming back, but mostly with business. they are opening their businesses, their restaurants. today was an election day, so they had a couple of them left to go vote. and so on one guy you may have seen the action here. one guy just got off the plane and passed out here over two hours ago. any how, i would like to present new and cogent arguments. arguments that rely on the law, the planning code and it may rely on basic science and physics. the wireless guidelines that are so much a part of the planning report are simply that. guidelines. the controlling document here is the planning code. something you board members control and legislate on. the relevant parts of the planning code that define this entire issue i would like to read. uses permitted in neighborhood commercial districts section 703.2. whether or not a use is permitted in a specific district is set forth or summarized in article 7 of this code for each class. so 703.2-b-1, permitted uses. shall be conducted w
around the ear. it's not the tenderloin. we're building a shelter where we don't need it we don't see the homeless on the streets like in other neighborhood. our neighborhoods don't building there's a 2 hundred and 50 percent homeless increase which is pruptd. it looks like we're moving homeless out down into bayview. it's the further corner of the city in an area that's not good to house people. it's a warehouse surrounded by businesses using chemicals and tractors and it's not safe. under any circumstances it's not going to rehabilitate people. so, you know, please keep that in mind. i think you'll see this is not an area where this is going to make sense. we ask you not accept the loan or look at the location where it's predetermined. you may be able to accept this money but not a specific location >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> my name is al can and i'm an 8 year resident. there's no reason to building that bayview nodes more homeless beds and number two we ask the budget committee strip the name from the resolution. number 3 we request that the resolution be table
what i suggested before with an analyst who was doing an examination with the department is we don't need to wait for that. the department makes its own determine nation on whether cases on whether cases should be brought to da's office and i'd like to see them do that, so that we leave the officers out there in limbo and we leave the individuals who involve their families out there in limbo so that's one thing we need to talk about and get taken care of sooner and that's a part of that. >> well, respectfully we're going to talk about it on december 4? that what i heard? >> yeah. >> that's done. >> so december 4. thank you. >> that's it. all right, anything further? hearing none. >> yes. >> commissioner kingsly. >> our scheduling resolution can help guide us in terms of what is fixed on our schedule from week to week, and i was looking at it as we came in to this meeting and see that moving into december, the december 4 date brings us around at that time of year again where we're looking at budgetary matters and we have scheduled for the december 4 meeting, addressing the capital b
, and if you have an incident number that would be nice. who is the safety person? we don't want to send people out, just hey, go do this. we want to keep track of it. if they don't come back within a couple hours we have to send somebody to find them or at least checkup on them. if we don't know where they went and who they are, you have chaos. they might be hurt and they're going to stay hurt. we're going to roll on to disaster psychology. what does that mean? when people go through a disaster, their lives are wrecked. i saw this firsthand, i went down to help out with katrina thing in september. it's weird. because you are dealing with people that lost everything and it's kind of hard to imagine that if you haven't done it yourself. basically, you know, she's looking at her curtains here, she probably hand-stitched those things. maybe they have been hanging there the last 5 or 6 years. everything in the house is wrecked, photos, keepsakes, it's a tough thing. and people deal with this kind of stress in different ways. we as disaster workers, we see it all the time. but we have a word we use,
of the resolution if we approve it we're on the hook for it and i don't know where the money is coming from >> if you could ask a representative from rec and park. go ahead >> supervisor sarah for the rec and park department. supervisor we expect the signs costs between $20,250 each we'll use funds from the reserve fund >> i'm sorry. >> so the department gets a small property tax set aside and that goes into the open space fund into our communities reserve for projects like this. >> okay. thank you. unless there's any other questions or comments please call the role >> (calling names) there are 6 i's and 5 notices. >> the ordinance is finally, passions item 21. >> it's an ordinance to amended the code to prepare and submit a report to the board of supervisors valeting the provisions of the vocation of the cannery dispense. >> call roll. >> (calling names) there are i's. >> is ordinance is passed arrest item 22 is a listening and regulations of massage practitioners. >> colleagues, can we take this item same house, same call? >> it's on ordinance to reduce certain film fees and ex
up a question. is -- i don't recall whether the occ, if that's happening. does that happen in tandem or whether that's separate, the capital, you know, items for the occ. do you do your requests at the same time of year and same process? for some reason it didn't come up in this whole scheme. >> the o cc doesn't have a capital budget so that's why it didn't come up. >> so it's just a couple of cars essentially. i don't know, maybe that doesn't -- automobiles don't fall under capital. >> i don't know, commissioner kingsly, but... >> you don't have a separate budget, everything's in your operating budget? >> everything is in the operating budget. >> thank you for helping me. >> i suspected it as we were moving in that direction, but that makes sense. thank you director. >> thank you, commissioner terman. >> i would like to say we cover as a commission a great many items. i am, by and large, proud of the work we do here, but we don't do it alone. we do it with great support and help of the commission staff and sometimes we need to take time and recognize the commission staff for the li
don't reflect well on them and they are completely wrong about who their customers are. the drivers are their customers and unless fly wheel behaves accordingly they are just like a military committee trying to take over one more cia poetry magazine. rather than reinvent the wheel i suggest you hire taxi magic. they really are the closest thing to implementable -- they are implementable, they are working. that's why people like luxor cab. i want to support your effort to consolidate the efforts, that's very important. but the particular thing that's on the table doesn't seem right to me. i sure hope i don't regret saying this because if you decide not to do what she is asking and the deviciveness continues, that won't be good. taxi magic is the best. >> thank you, senior. mr. lamb ?oo ?a good afternoon again. my concern has to do with, i'm all for regulation and i think if there's a problem with regulation then the hammer needs to be thrown upon those companies that aren't following those regulations. as a person who is monitored on everything i do including stretching in the cab a
? it's the bigotry of low standards. you just don't expect compensate from a black leader and by smearing helpful critics, your own prejudice slips by.bu you weren't hiding. you had the false armor of political correctness as cover. but as everyone is finally admitting, the emperor in the white house has no clothes. even obama admits obamacare is disaster. i guess he's racist, too. hopefully this whole thing is ending because race baiting provided a shield that allowed obama to fail because everybody was scared. >> yep. so no one focused on what was in the bill. they were too busy focusing on who is credit criticizing him and are there racial undertones to that criticizing. you said he has no clothes. so you're anti-nudist now. >> that's so true.s i should be encouraging that. although if you look at the people that work for him, i don't want him to be nude. bob, isn't the problem obvious that, if all criticism is deemed racist, then no one willr criticize? >> i don't agree with the premise. i know you're going to pick out -- we've got some sound on tape here about some li
have any background on why that change was made at state level. >> i don't can the planning staff answer that question. >> i don't know that's a state law beyond the planning coincide. >> but it was true it was 10 years at one point and it's now 5 years. >> the city attorney mate know. >> i believe the ellis act has always contained a tiered number of business so if you go back into business in 5 years after 10 years there's more restrictions but i understand part of the ellis act has not been amended. >> okay. thank you. >> commissioner sophie with the planning staff. i received one letter from the san francisco association i will distribute that to you are the association recommended 3 modifications is that the 10 year term be reduced to 5 years and when the law becomes effective and if the unit has been lawfully removed an owner shall not be subject to this ordinance. i'll distribute that and i have a chart for the criteria for dpooshsz as well as the evaluation of merges and to non-residential uses if this ordinance were to be adopted that i have copies for the public a
buyers to rehab loans to other sources such as single family loans. at this time we don't have any programs to address this particular situation. we clearly could explore that in the future, but that at this time we don't have anything in place that would address this. >> i think it would be good, i understand that's the case. i think it would be good to be able to use this experience in a way that might inform future programs and services relative to people on disabilities and on fixed incomes and on the housing fund. i don't think there has been that in this program, i think it would help a lot of people in san francisco. >> supervisor kim? >> thank you. are we jumping the gun. my questions are for the city. >> if there are any other questions, we have one more individual for public comment and then we will go to the city's presentation. sir, if you would like to make your presentation now. >> tom gilberte. bravo. for 400 units plus in south beach marina, the only way i got in was take the bathroom door off. no other unit in a different style can get my wheelchair in. we may get
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